Overcoming misconceptions about randomness

Quote of the day:

The theory of randomness is fundamentally a codification of common sense. But it is also a field of subtlety, a field in which great experts have been famously wrong and expert gamblers infamously correct. What it takes to understand randomness and overcome our misconceptions is both experience and a lot of careful thinking.

~ Leonard Mlodinow, The Drunkard’s Walk

Where in your work can you apply your experience and careful thinking to suss out the signal from the noise?

Where might you be susceptible to attributing cause to random occurrence?

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